Synopsis


This course introduces basic electrical engineering principles and technology to students outside the electronics and communication curriculum.

Announcements

  • Information regarding final exam
    • Check this course website regularly.
    • Date: 15 Oct 2013
    • TIME: 09:00 - 12:00
    • ROOMs: RS 413, 414, 416
    • You will need a calculator. Make sure that you can work quickly with calculation involving complex numbers.
    • 9 Pages: 1 cover page + 7 worksheet pages + 1 blank page
    • 9 Questions: 20+33+7+3+4+12+15+3+1
    • Closed book. Closed notes.
    • One A4 sheet allowed.
      • Must be hand-written. No small pieces of paper notes glued/attached on top of it.
      • Indicate your name and ID on the upper right corner of the sheet
      • Submit your formula sheet with your final exam.
    • Cover all the materials that we discussed in class upto lecture notes 3A.
    • Tips
      • The answer(s) from earlier part(s) of a question may be useful for subsequent part(s) or question(s). You may refer to your own answer(s) from earlier part(s).
  • Information regarding midterm exam
    • Check this course website regularly.
    • Date: 6 Aug 2013
    • TIME: 09:00 - 12:00
    • ROOMs: RS 410, 411, 412
    • 9 pages + 1 cover page
    • 9 Questions
    • Closed book. Closed notes. No cheat/study sheet.
    • Basic calculators (fx-991) are permitted, but borrowing is not allowed. You will need it for solving simultaneous equations.
    • Cover all the materials that we discussed in class and practice in the HWs.
      • Approximate Material Distribution (score-wise; rounded to nearest multiples of 5):
        • Chapter 1: 5%
        • Chapter 2: 25%
        • Chapter 3: 10%
        • Chapter 4: 40%
        • Chapter 5: 15%
      • These notes are provided for your studying pleasure....
  • Tutorial Session (RS3203 16:30-17:30) on July 24th is replaced by a Q&A session for the exam. Dr.Prapun will hold the session himself.
  • All pre-midterm announcements
  • This site can be accessed via ecs203.prapun.com.
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General Information

Handouts and Course Material

Problem Set

Note that, for each HW, only a part of ONE question will be graded. Of course, you do not know which one will be selected; so you should work on all of them.

  Due Date Remarks/Solutions

HW1 (new version)

HW1 (old version)

8:59AM, June 18

Solutions

If you have already downloaded the old version of the HW; only Q1 from the old version is on the new version along with three new questions. The rest of the questions on the old version are moved to HW2; so if you have already started working on them, your time are not wasted.

HW2 8:59AM, June 25 Solutions
HW3 8:59AM, July 2 Soluions
HW4 8:59AM, July 9
Solutions
HW5 8:59AM, July 16
Solutions
HW6 Not Due Solutions
Self-Evaluation 8:59AM, August 13  
HW7 8:59AM, August 20 Solutions
HW8 8:59AM, August 27 Solutions
HW9 8:59AM, Sep 3 Solutions
HW10 8:59AM, Sep 10 Solutions
HW11 8:59AM, Sep 17 Solutions
HW12 8:59AM, Sep 24 Solutions
HW13 8:59AM, Oct 1 Solutions
HW14 Not Due (Free) Solutions
Self-Evaluation 6PM, Oct 15  

 

Calendar



Reading Assignment

  1. Chapter 1: 1.1-1.6
  2. Chapter 2: 2.1-2.6
  3. Chapter 3: 3.1-3.5, 3.7
  4. Chapter 4
  5. Chapter 5: 5.1-5.8
  6. Chapter 6 (Capacitors and Inductors): 6.1-6.5
  7. Chapter 9 (Sinusoids and Phasors): 9.1-9.7
  8. Chapter 10 (Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis): 10.1-10.7
  9. Chapter 11 (AC Power Analysis): 11.1-11.6
  10. Chapter 7 (RC and RL Circuits): 7.1-7.3, 7.5, 7.6
  11. Chapter 8 (Second-Order Circuits)

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